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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Wachs
25 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Coorn Allergy: A corn allergy is an exaggerated immune response due to exposure to corn protein. The reaction can present with typical symptoms of hives, respiratory ... Read More
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Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Avoidance: Avoiding the foods to which you are allergic is still the best treatment. Studies are underway with oral desensitization, but this technique is not re ... Read More
A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Jerome
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Go to an allergist: Allergy to corn is no common, but can be severe. The tests for allergy to corn are not reliable. If an allergy specialist feels it is required the o ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
19 years experience General Practice
Self test..: Eat 1-2 servings of the suspected allergan each day for 3 days, then stop for a week. Repeat. Note if you have allergic symptoms or gastric issues e ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not exactly: They are both corn related and those with corn allergy may react to corn pollen with runny nose and or asthma. If the corn pollen allergy is moderate ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pollen allergy OR: No, corn pollen is not the same as the vegetable corn. This comes up with nut trees too, like pecan pollen vs pecan nuts, walnut tree pollen vs walnut ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
31 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Www.foodallergy.org: From the food allergy and anaphylaxis newtwork website: allergic reactions to corn are rare and a relatively small number of case reports can be found ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foead Geula
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Preservative free: It's not the anesthetic per se that's to blame, usually it's the dextrose-containing suspension. If local anesthetic is suspended in preservative-fre ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Avoidance: The current treatment for food allergies is reading ingredient labels to find foods that do not contain that particular food. A dietician or nutritio ... Read More

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